Aziz Sayyed (below), 22, was arrested at the intersection of Church Street and Clinton Avenue Thursday afternoon. The arrest was announced in a joint press conference later that afternoon. Sayyed faces a state charge of soliciting or providing support for an act of terrorism and is being held without bond.
WAFF (h/t CreepingSharia) The threat included the Huntsville and Madison County area, including Redstone Arsenal.
“We do not discuss the installation’s security conditions. We always appreciate the close work and cooperation within our law enforcement community which keeps Team Redstone safe and secure each and every day,” said Chris Colster, U.S. Army Garrison, Redstone Arsenal spokesman.
Police confirmed the investigation is connected to an apartment at Twickenham Village Apartments on Galaxy Way. Police say this is where Sayyed was allegedly staying. They executed a search warrant at the apartment on Thursday. No further information was released.
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